Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

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Doodhi is a very tasty and versatile veggie, which absorbs the flavours that it is cooked with. Unfortunately, many people tend to think that doodhi is bland.

Here is a lip-smacking recipe that will change your mind. Supported by an apt combination of spice powders and pastes, bottle gourd morphs into a delicious Doodhi Subzi, which is sure to be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

Serve with Phudine ki Roti and your favourite Raitas / Kachumber for a healthy and satisfying meal.

Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable) recipe - How to make Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

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  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  2. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the doodhi, sugar, ginger green chilli paste, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Add the coriander-cumin seeds powder, coriander and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy72 cal
Protein0.4 g
Carbohydrates8.6 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat4 g
Cholesterol0.1 mg
Vitamin A137.5 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C4.9 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium37.3 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.5 mg
Potassium151.3 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)
 on 02 Dec 15 03:04 PM

i dont like bottle gourd much but this recipe is like wow. I loved it. It is lemony in taste. And doodhi does not actually taste like doodhi. It tastes really really nice. Also the cumin seeds have a very strong and delicious flavour.

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